SMTA Hosts Women’s Leadership Program at SMTAi

Building off a successful event from last year, we extend an invitation for everyone to attend the Women’s Leadership Program to promote women in engineering fields. This year’s program will feature new sessions and speed mentoring table topics designed to grow your career.

Advance registration is requested.

You can indicate your attendance when you register for SMTA International. 

Session Topics Include:

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Chair: *Priyanka Dobriyal Ph.D., Intel Corporation

Co-Chair: Jason Keeping, P. Eng., Celestica, Inc.

Exciting Times in Packaging

Simanti Lahiri, Intel Corporation

Planning for the Future

Brian Toleno, Ph.D., Microsoft

Women Enabling Technologies

Jennifer Bly, Intel Corporation



Speed Mentoring Table Topics Include:

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Chair: *Marie Cole, IBM Corporation

Co-Chair: Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc

Seeking University Graduate Talent and Collaborators for Industrial Research

Hosted by: Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Introverts vs Extroverts

Hosted by: Jennifer Bly, Intel Corporation

Technical vs Management Path

Hosted by: Srinivas Chada, Ph.D., Stryker

Work Life Balance in a “Just in Time World”

Hosted by: Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation

How Do You Inspire New Comers Industry, Their Retention and Their Strive to Achieve Higher Success

Hosted by: Simanti Lahiri, Intel Corporation

Accelerating Your Career Path

Hosted by: Chrys Shea, Shea Engineering Services

Planning for the Future, People and Technology

Hsted by: Brian Toleno, Ph.D., Microsoft Cor

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